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Creative DJ school began in 2019 to provide tuition in DJing and Music Production for the people of Sheffield and Derbyshire. 

Owner, Ian Stanley has a long history and passion for DJing, production and teaching. Ian holds a professional teaching qualification and has taught at primary, secondary and further education levels. Ian has been a DJ, Producer, promoter and label owner, having performed in venues across the UK and Channel Islands.  


Alongside daily peripatetic lessons in schools, We provide private lessons at our studio in Attercliffe, for adults and young people. 

Creative DJ School also run specialised events in DJing and Music production. These events have involved sessional  tutors Andy H and Charla Green.



  1. Supply accessible, engaging and educational DJ and Music Production tuition, projects and workshops.

  2. Use our activities to raise confidence and improve wellbeing for all people, regardless of age, sex or religious belief

  3. Generate income 

  4. To promote the enjoyment of mixing and making music. 

  5.  To stimulate and unlock creative potential in people.




  • Hope Valley College

  • Silverdale School

  • Handsworth Grange Community Sports College

  • Factory Floor Bar 

  • Sheffield University

  • Anns Grove Primary School

  • Parkwood Academy- Sheffield, UK

  • Redtape Central - Sheffield, UK

  • Get Sorted Music Academy - Rotherham, UK

  • The Stone Soup Project - Nottingham, UK

  • Arnold Youth Club - Nottingham, UK

  • Sheffield College of Music- Sheffield, UK

  • Musical Works- Sheffield , UK

  • Sheffield United Kickz - Sheffield , UK

  • Rotherham College of Arts and Technology - Rotherham, UK

  • Blackburn Primary School, Rotherham, UK

Alongside teaching, Ian has collaborated with a number of arts organisations and charities such as:

  • Sheffield Music Hub

  • Foxhill Forum

  • Artfelt - Sheffield Children's Hospital

  • Music in the Round

  • Sheffield Cathedral Archer Project

  • Sheffield Foyer

  • Sheffield Site Gallery

  • Sheffield Hallam University

  • Football Unites Racism

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